Esther’s Story

January 6, 2011

You might not even believe this story. After all the bad news 2010 brought Haiti—an earthquake, a cholera epidemic, and political turmoil—good news can seem implausible. But, as this story will illustrate, the best news often follows really bad news.Read More »

Mourning and Contrition

July 12, 2010

Other children wore brightly colored school uniforms. But for a full year little Fedo and Myriam wore black. My little neighbors had been orphaned when their mother Nadege died of AIDS. That was over 20 years ago when I firstRead More »

Responding to Sexual Violence in Haiti’s Camps

April 28, 2010

Sara Siebert wrote us from Haiti after a particularly moving experience in one of the camps in Port-au-Prince. Her message tells of the crucible of contrasts Haiti is, especially since the earthquake. Violence and love, fear and courage, extreme painRead More »